Feb 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
, yet, your life remains in peril on a daily basis. the taliban has tried to assassinate you many different times. and you seem remarkably serene in the face after this kind of danger. is that just something you have a faith that you believe this is your destiny this is what you must do even with the peril it puts you in? >> it's a choice. i could come to europe or u.s. and stay luxurious life like many other people in this world do or i could stay back in my country and try to contribute to a small change if i can. i have decided to go for the second option though it's not easy. i feel as a woman if you become stronger politcally or socially you find more opponents. there's people that want you not to be in this world. there's been woman that i -- that i had to face insurgency face to face. they tried to kill me. i was under attack for half an hour. but still i -- you know i think afghanistan needs people who bring change for the people and i think -- again, i see myself part of the agent of change in afghanistan. and afghanistan is not only a country where you hear about war it'